Petropolis Day Tour and Rio de Janeiro Trip Including Imperial Museum and Crystal Palace

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Escape the crowds of Rio de Janiero by going to Petropolis, the beautiful mountain retreat of Brazil's only two emperors. Visit the Imperial Museum as well as the Sao Pedro de Alcantara Cathedral, the burial place of Brazil's last imperial family. Admire the stunning glass Crystal Palace built by the French in 1879.

Highlights

  • Performed in French, English

Located 60 km from Rio de Janeiro, you will arrive in Petropolis to explore the Imperial Museum with its tapestries, antique furniture and jewelry. The highlight of your visit is the imperial crown weighing 1,7 kg with over 600 diamonds and 77 pearls. The former palace of Dom Pedro II has been restored to its former glory, creating the perfect setting for your journey back in time.



Admire the gothic architecture of the Cathedral of São Pedro de Alcantara. Visit the tombstone of Brazil's last emperor, Dom Pedro II, his wife and daughter. Before returning to your hotel in Rio de Janeiro, you will see the Crystal Palace, a magnificent glass structure imported from France to house exhibitions and events.

Detailed calendar

Starting point :
Pickup is available from most major hotels in the Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana areas or at the cruise port


Departure time :
10 00 pm


Hotel pickups begin before this time; exact pickup time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

Return details:
back to the starting point

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